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Brooklyn Daily Eagle – 1851, 1855, 1870The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1841-1902 (New York) was accessed online at http://eagle.brooklynpbliclibrary.org. Surname capitalization and information in brackets are those of the transcriber. There may be typos.
May 27, 1851, p. 3. Cholera. – Despatches have been received announcing the appearance of the cholera at Alton, Jerseyville and Springfield, Illinois; almost every boat from New Orleans has some deaths on board
June 9, 1855, p. 2. Distressing Cruelty. — We learn from an gentleman from Jersey Co., that the eztensive [sic] flouring establishment of F. SCHAFF & Son, situated in the west part of the town of Jerseyville, was destroyed by fire on Tuesday morning, 29th inst., and one of the sons of the senior partner perished in the flames. – Cin. Gaz. [Cincinnati Gazette?]
May 16, 1870, p. 1. Wm. P. Jaibol [sic JARBOE] has a bearing grape vineyard at Jerseyville, Ill., of five thousand vines.